New York Times: NY Times: Cuomo to Create $15 Minimum Wage for New York State Workers

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo plans to unilaterally create a $15 minimum wage for all state workers, making New York the first state to set such a high wage for a large group of public employees.

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“It shows the power of the movement towards $15 wages,” said Paul Sonn, general counsel at the National Employment Law Project, a nonprofit group based in New York, which advocates for higher wages. “And it shows real leadership from the governor. He’s a smart politician and he’s throwing his weight behind a winning political and economic issue.”

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